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Faust

12/04/10 1:00PM By Peter Fox Smith

Gounod's Faust is one of the most beloved operas in the repertory, and we hear it in a vintage recording that features Nicolai Gedda, Victoria de los Angeles, and Boris Christoff.

Playlist

1:00pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 

1:05pm

Faust: Act I
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Théâtre National de l’Opéra
Conductor: André Cluytens
Soloists: Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Boris Christoff, bass
CD/Album: Gounod: Faust
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69983
Release Year: 1959
 
 

1:35pm

Faust: Act II
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Théâtre National de l’Opéra
Conductor: André Cluytens
Soloists: Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Boris Christoff, bass ; Ernest Blanc, baritone ; Victor Autran, baritone ; Liliane Berton, soprano
CD/Album: Gounod: Faust
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69983
Release Year: 1959
 
 

2:07pm

Faust: Act III
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Théâtre National de l’Opéra
Conductor: André Cluytens
Soloists: Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Boris Christoff, bass ; Ernest Blanc, baritone ; Liliane Berton, soprano ; Rita Gorr, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Gounod: Faust
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69983
Release Year: 1959
 
 

3:00pm

Faust: Act IV
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Théâtre National de l’Opéra
Conductor: André Cluytens
Soloists: Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Boris Christoff, bass ; Ernest Blanc, baritone ; Liliane Berton, soprano ; Rita Gorr, mezzo-soprano
CD/Album: Gounod: Faust
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69983
Release Year: 1959
 
 

3:35pm

Faust: Act V
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestre et Chœurs du Théâtre National de l’Opéra
Conductor: André Cluytens
Soloists: Victoria de los Angeles, soprano ; Nicolai Gedda, tenor ; Boris Christoff, bass
CD/Album: Gounod: Faust
Record co./Cat #: EMI 69983
Release Year: 1959
 
 

4:33pm

Mireille (excerpt)
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestra and Chorus of the Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor: Michel Plasson
CD/Album: Charles Gounod: Mireille
Record co./Cat #: Angel SZCX-3905 [vinyl]
 
 

4:37pm

Roméo et Juliette: Ah! lève-toi, soleil!
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Orchestra and Chorus of the Capitole de Toulouse
Conductor: Michel Plasson
Soloists: Roberto Alagna, tenor
CD/Album: Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Record co./Cat #: EMI 56123
Release Year: 1998
 
 

4:41pm

Roméo et Juliette: Nuit d'hyménée
Composer: Charles Gounod
Ensemble: Metropolitan Opera Orchestra
Conductor: Emil Cooper
Soloists: Bidú Sayão, soprano ; Jussi Bjoerling, tenor
CD/Album: Gounod: Roméo et Juliette
Record co./Cat #: Soria MET 11 [vinyl]
 
 

4:53pm

Die Meistersinger: Prelude (excerpt)
Composer: Richard Wagner
Ensemble: Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Fritz Reiner
CD/Album: Reiner Conducts Wagner
Record co./Cat #: RCA 4738
Release Year: 1983
 
 
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